Articles By: Dan Evon

On The Road With Port O’Brien – Interview

On The Road With Port O’Brien – Interview

By Dan Evon I had been listening to Port O’brien for an entire week. I had gotten their album, All We Could do Was Sing, the previous year and was enamored with the eclectic mix of acoustic guitars, ancient rhythms, and choir like singing that reminded me of the Polyphonic Spree. Every track was a […]

The Complete Recordings of The Red Fox Chasers

The Complete Recordings of The Red Fox Chasers

Sitting around a camp fire in the woods of North Carolina, Guy Brooks and Paul Miles begin to play. They play songs they learned from their fathers, from hunters, from farmers, from the people of the mountains. The fire crackles and they play real appellation mountain music. It’s been a long day hunting foxes along […]

Woody Guthrie – "My Dusty Road"

Woody Guthrie – "My Dusty Road"

Woody Guthrie Rediscovered It isn’t often that a legend gets the chance to be reborn, but listening to these four disks is like hearing Woody for the first time. His voice is clear on all of the tracks. The hiss and background noise that is so familiar to any Guthrie recording is virtually unnoticeable. My […]

J.H. Sitton "Losing Kind, Losing One" Avebury Records

J.H. Sitton "Losing Kind, Losing One" Avebury Records

J.H. Sitton is a man of many voices. His album, Losing Kind, Losing One explores a wide range of musical influence. But whether a song is reminiscent of Bob Dylan or Kurt Cobain, they are clearly creations of J.H. Sitton. The album has a lo-fi sound in both production and style. Their is a hiss […]

The Council of Smokers and Drinkers "Grizzled"

The Council of Smokers and Drinkers "Grizzled"

Pour yourself a tall glass of whiskey and light a cigarette. Grizzled, the debut album from The Council of Smokers and Drinkers will bring you to the back of a poorly lit but crowded bar, and rock you the whole night long. The Council of Drinkers and Smokers, an Alaskan country band with hard rock […]

Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go 50 years of The New Lost City Ramblers

Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go 50 years of The New Lost City Ramblers

The New Lost City Ramblers were not only musicians, they were historians. They searched the country for lost singers, and helped revive their music. Their most recent collection of music, Where Do You Come From? Where Do You Go? is not only a celebration of a legendary folk group, but it is also an exploration […]